The event will feature local celebrities reading their favorite Dr. Seuss books, as well as coloring activities and visits from the Cat in the Hat and Saul the Salisbury Jaycees Bear. The first 75 children in attendance receive a free book, courtesy of the Eastern Shore Reading Council.
Readers will include Wicomico Public Library Director Andrea Berstler, Wicomico County Sheriff Mike Lewis and Wicomico County State's Attorney Matt Maciarello. All children in attendance will be entered into a door prize drawing for Dr. Seuss character stuffed animals.
Held in connection with Dr. Seuss' birth week, Read Across America is a nationwide children's literacy event sponsored by the National Education Association.